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. it establishes european parliamentary system. six suicide bombers stormed a u.s. aid compound in northern afghanistan early today. at least four other people were killed. none of them americans. two were wounded. the taliban claimed responsibility. meantime, general petraeus arrived in kabul. he is taking over u.s. and nato operations in afghanistan, following the resignation of general stanley mcchrystal last week. media reports say iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad wants to ban signature western products such as coca-cola. in retaliation for new sanctions against his nuclear program. chief washington correspondent jim angle looks at the latest effort to put the squeeze on iran. >> reporter: president obama now signed a bipartisan bill passed by congress to tighten sanctions on iran in hopes to deter the nuclear program. >> there should be no doubt the united states and the international community are determined to prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. >> the u.s. action follows u.n. security council passage of additional sanctions in early june and the u.s. sanctions build on
to be sputtering? arizona governor fires back over immigration. a tribute to the longest serving senator in u.s. history raises eyebrows. from the studio in washington, this is "special report." i'm bret baier. we begin on the fox news job hunt with the june unemployment numbers. national jobless rate declined from 9.7% to 9.5%. president obama declared the economy headed in the right direction but as correspondent james rosen reports other numbers offer evidence of a darker view. >> the economy created 600,000 private sector job this year. start turn around from last year when we lost 3.7 million jobs in height of the recession. >> reporter: that was one way of reading a labor department june employment data. here is another. private sector added 83,000 jobs last month. on the plus side of the ledger to be sure, but 25% short of what the analysts predicted. the three-month average for job growth in the private sector, which reached 154,000 from february to april now stands at 119,000. unmistakable sign the recovery is losing steam. >> i think what you are seeing is what a fact of life about re
's intelligence service is directly helping the taliban that is killing u.s. soldiers in afghanistan. white house correspondent is at the pentagon tonight with the details. u.s. officials are assessing the damage after the leak of 91,000 classified from january of 2004 to december of 2009. the information released by an antiwar website is described by the military as "secret battlefield reports," which are critical of pakistan intelligence helping the insurgency suggesting that taliban have been equipped with missiles and contain information of civilian casualties. at the white house an effort to say that while there are national security concerns about the massive leak, there is nothing terribly new. >> the content as much as it is their names, their operations, logistics, sources, all of that information out in a public way has the potential to do harm. >> the u.s. has expressed anger at pakistan for allowing al qaeda and taliban to have safe haven on the soil and frustration not not taking the fight to them but the former head of the c.i.a. says the u.s. wanted too much. >> for us to expect th
physical with the u.s. over sanctions. there is a rosy picture of economic progress but are they looking at rose-colored glasses? and some climb on board to extend bush era tax cuts. live from the studio in washington, this is "special report". good evening. i'm bret baier. pentagon officials say they plan to conduct military exercises with south korea despite a threat from the north of what it calls a physical response. the drills and the north's reaction to them, both grow out of accusations that north korea was responsible for the sinking of a south korean warship in march. tensions are rising tonight. national correspondent steve centanni has the story from the pentagon. >> reporter: with military hardware in place for a pointed show of force off the kore korean peninsula, harsh words remain the weapon of choice. at asian security conference in hanoi, vietnam, they condemned the military exercises and issued this threat -- >> it will be physical, respon response. it's no longer the 19th century, which -- [inaudible ] >> but the diplomacy it is. the exercises include the giant u.s. ai
in the u.s. completing the journey from russia. the plane landed moments ago at dulles international airport in the washington area. their return completes the spy swap with echoes of the cold war that also sent ten russian agents who have been living here in the u.s. back to moscow. for a look at how it all went down today, here is correspondent david lee miller in new york. >> reporter: less than two weeks after they were arrested, ten convicted russian spies are now in moscow. without any fanfare, their plane touched down at one of the city's airports. for most on board, including anna chapman, it was a return home. but for vicky, polalles, likely to be a stop on her way to native peru. all expelled from the u.s. after pleading guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to act as foreign agent. in exchange for their release, russia set free four prisoner, three former kgb about and arms controlled researcher. four russian prisoners with flown to air force base in england where two of the russians were dropped off before the plane headed back to the u.s. a russian analyst said it was
be in the works to trade accused spies between u.s. and russia. we show you how supporters of arizona now contested immigration law are fighting back. live from the studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening. i'm shannon bream in tonight for bret baier. there is outrage in some quarters tonight because of president obama's use of a recess appointment to install his controversial pick to run medicare and medicaid. chief washington correspondent jim angle tells us why the reaction to dr. donald burrwick is so emotional. >> burrwick will run the largest insurance program in the country because medicare and medicaid cover 100 million americans and spends $800 million. but burrwick has said things that are not part of the administration pitch on healthcare. any healthcare funding plan that is just equitable, civilized and humane he said, must, must redistrict wealth. republicans suspected obama didn't want a confirmation hearing where such statements were bound to come up and that's why he waited 17 months to nominate someone. >> he didn't want somebody to have to answer the
of the u.s. and israel make nice and talk about making peace with the palestinians. we'll get reaction to what nasa chief says is the new prime directive from president obama: outreach to muslims. live from the studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. a white house under fire from critics for not securing the southern border, today went to court to keep arizona from trying to do the job itself. the administration followed suit on a threat to file a lawsuit against the arizona enforcement policy of immigration. setting stage for major battle. anita vogel is following the story from los angeles. the department of justice stepped forward over arizona's immigration law, giving police right to determine person's immigration status in the enforcement of other laws such as traffic stops. the federal law argues a couple of constitutional points; primarily, in our constitutional system the federal government has preeminent authority to regulate immigration matters and arizona's law will impose significant and counterproductive burdens on the federal agencies
some of the money to groups promoting the bill. it's illegal under the u.s. la for the government to lobby for or against abortion in foreign countries. >> back here at home, the spokesman confirmed that the new federal regulations will require healthcare providers to have technology enabling them to calculate a person body mass index. which is used to determine obesity. b.m.i. is a relationship between height and weight and the stimulus package requires providers to have the height and weight information stored electronically and available on new exchange. new test results are in for the temporary fix of the well cap in the gulf. officials say it's good news, worries still persist over potential leaks. correspondent william la jeunesse is here with an update. good evening. >> since capping the well, they expected increase in pressure from methane. they expected the 2500 pounds per square inch, they got 6700. so while there is no evidence of a leak, there is ambiguity of the finding. what does it mean for the gulf? more uncertainty. >> until it's stopped permanently, i have no tru
-military spending in to that bill. the u.s. trade deficit widened by 4.8% in may to $42.3 billion. that's the highest level in 18 months. job openings dropped in may to $3.3 million to $3.2 million. layoffs were up slightly. wall street hot streak continued today. dow gained 146 3/4. s&p 500 added more than 16 1/2. the nasdaq was up 43 2/3. federal judge in new york cleared for trial the first guantanamo bay detainee to be prosecuted in a civilian court. the judge ruled that galahni's five-year detention and two-year interrogation were not grounds for dismissal. the mental image many people have of the guantanamo bay facility is probably pretty grim. national correspondent catherine herridge shows us tonight reality is quite different. >> detainee dumping the dirt is actually gardening. for the 181 detainees remaining at guantanamo bay, the quality of life is apparently improving. playstation, board games, nintendo, there are more ways than ever to pass the time. popular titles in the library include harry potter and "twilight" a series about teen angst and vampires. by contrast, convic
in washington. tonight, iranian president, ahmadinejad is accusing the u.s. and israel of preparing a military strike against at least two countries in the middle east in coming weeks. talking to state-run television today, ahmadinejad said that the logic world leaders are using to try to get iran to negotiate about the nuclear program through sanctions is "just a failure." hour, in that same interview, the iranian president said his country is now ready to sit down for new talks without preconditions in september. a mixed message, to say the least. in an exclusive interview with me today, israeli defense minister responded directly. i asked him, first, for the response to this ahmadinejad statement references the u.s. and israel: "they have decided to lunch attacks when the next three months on two countries in our region on at least two countries." including the second one, well, i don't know, i cannot explain and do not understand what he said. he is telling the world we cannot coerce anyone into anything. (inaudible) i prefer not to judge him upon what he said but upon what he is doing. b
to obtain u.s. passports. the second time they have done so in two years. the government accountability office says that during the investigation the agents applied for seven passports and received three. more potential fallout from the wikileak data dump and gingrich wikileak data dump and gingrich has a warning of threats posed with orbitz, i know what to expect from my vacation. bad dog, balloon pop. [ dog whimpers ] because orbitz has price assurance. leaf in face, marie, man with computer. [ man ] marie! if another orbitz customer books the same hotel or flight for less, they'll send me a checfor the difference automatically. so i knoi'll get their lowest price. and i like knowing what to expect. bike, unrealistic splash, embarrassingly transparent. [ bell chimes ] [ male annouer ] when you orbitz, you know. tommy's a really good kid. my tommy would never even think about trying alcohol. isn't that right, sweetie? >> in international news, both of the u.s. navy sailors who disappeared last week in afghanistan have been confirmed dead. american and afghanistan officials say the two
the spiritual stronghold in kandahar is behind schedule. experts say the u.s. and nato forces don't get the key intelligence they need to target the taliban fighters. 102 coalition forces died in june. even with better intelligence in kandahar, those numbers are sure to increase. >> in the short term, casualties will go up. i'm convinced we can succeed and will succeed in kandahar is the key area. if we succeed there, we will succeed in the rest of this struggle. >> reporter: south carolina republican lindsey graham put petraeus' burden more succinctly. >> this is our last best to win. >> reporter: they might need new rules of engagement, but experts say don't give troops enough flexibility amongst enemies hiding amongst civilians. >> change how quickly people make decisions in allowing a soldier to engage a target or the soldier to be supported with heavier cap ber weaponry -- caliber weaponry such as 50 caliber indirect fire artillery or aviation-related assets to help him win the fight. >> reporter: petraeus told lawmakers who travel to afghanistan the rules classified for security reasons a
britain cannot extradite four terrorism suspect to the u.s. until it proves the sentences don't violate the human rights charter. norwegian agencies announced arrest of three suspected al-qaeda members. >>> there is a questionable conviction and matter much of the world considers the question of morality, not criminality. amy kellogg has more. >> reporter: we are getting unconfirmed reports that a stoning sentence handed out to woman was canceled but it does not mean she will avoid the death penalty altogether. this evening, the human rights groups are looking for clarity. 43-year-old ashtiani was sentenced to stoning for alleged adultery and already spent five years in jail. mother of two received 99 lashes for this alleged ultima adultery. the only proof of her act is what she called forced confession and "knowledge and evaluation of two judges." her son risking his own life written to the head of judiciary begging judges to spare her life saying -- >> iran is a state party to the covenant of political, civil rights, not to torture people. the iranian authorities say they don't tortur
>> shannon: shades of the cold war as the u.s. and russia agree to exchange accused spies. global bankers tell president obama to raise your taxes. does the president's promise that healthcare reform will not add to the deficit have any basis in reality? live from the studio in washington, this is special report. good evening, i'm shannon bream in for bret baier. what is reported as the largest spy swap between u.s. and russia since the cold war is set to be in motion. correspondent david lee miller is following the cloak and dagger action from new york. good evening, david. >> hello, shannon. it's official now, the spy swap is now underway, ten spies convicted in the united states will be traded for four russians incarcerated there. allegedly spying for the west. the action unfolded a shortime ago in lower manhattan. all ten accused spies arrested last month pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy to add to the foreign agent for russian federation and for that crime, they face a maximum of five years but they were each sentenced to time served and deportation and a short period of
. >> they have more skimmers in place now. they are using the assets available to the u.s. government as well as those offered by the foreign governments. i asked are we doing anything to open our arms to invitations made from the other countries? >> i was unimpressed with the answer. >> right now they don't have enough skimmers on board. there is no urgency. >> darrell issa accused obama administration publicizing facts and figures at odds with the reality on the ground and blurring the spill severity, asset in play and when they were deployed. >> he purports to address that somehow it took the command 70 days to accept international help. that is a myth that's been debunked hundreds of times. i stood up here and talked to you frankly and given you the numbers we have. > >> they acknowledge the own figures of government assistance are at odds with each other. >> the numbers i have that admiral allen deployed are looking for divergence. we'll provide the explanation. >> reporter: on youtube, they said the company is going above and beyond to meet the obligation. >> i know it doesn't feel that
will ask for more sanctions than just those passed by the u.s. and u.n. in jerusalem, reena ninan, fox news. >> bret: back here in the u.s., fishing as therapy. we'll take a look at some american heroes getting a helping hand in the water. and he is a hero to many and he is a hero to many american gun own to -- >> bret: the national rifle association is denying several media reports it has decided to support senate majority leader harry reid over republican challenger sharron angle this fall. no matter what it does in nevada, it will continue to be a source of political controversy at times. correspondent james rosen profiles the group's leader who is having a pretty good year. >> the department of justice refuses to bring the prosecutions. >> reporter: with his tireless rounds on capitol hill, with his endless availability for interviews, and his ceaseless preaching to the faithful of last year's cpac conference. >> the lie that if we would just surrender more of our second amendment, mexican drug cartel couldn't get the guns they'd get to terrorize their people at the border. i mean give
was in pakistan today, emphasizing the u.s. commitment there. she announced several new projects as part of a $7.5 billion aid effort. she then travelled to kabul for international security conference on the afghanistan war. before leaving pakistan, clinton talked to greta van susteren and she thinks, clinton thinks someone in that government of pakistan knows where osama bin laden is. >> if there were a terrorist network operating somewhere, even in the remote place in the united states, some sheriff, you know, some local state policeman, somebody in our collective government would probably know that there was something suspicious going on. so that's why i assume somebody, somebody in this government from top to bottom does know where bin laden is. i'd like to know, too. >> bret: tune in, 10:00 p.m. eastern time for on the record with greta to see her exclusive interview with secretary clinton. security in afghanistan has been heightened in advance of the security conference mrs. clinton is attending. thousands of soldiers and police have been deployed to kabul. two u.s. soldiers were killed by
treatments are so expensive that our taxpayers >> shannon: arizona governor jan brewer canceled meeting of u.s. and mexico state borders scheduled in phoenix this year. six of the governors refused to attend because of the law. we have ongoing reaction to the obama's administration decision to challenge the law. chief political correspondent looks at how carl cameron looks at how it will play with mid-term elections but we start with anita vogel on the verbal back and forth. >> reporter: now that the administration has officially launched the legal attack against arizona's immigration law, supporters are firing back. >> why isn't the federal government asking us or our help instead of suing, suing law enforcement and the state of arizona? >> this is not only a place in arizona, but there is a movement throughout the united states of people wanting action from the federal government. >> reporter: five other states are looking into drafting their own immigration legislation, but the white house hopes the administration's lawsuit will change their minds. >> the president believes we filed a stron
by using fraudulent material to obtain u.s. passports. the second time they have done so in two years. the government accountability office says that during the investigation the agents applied for seven passports and received three. more potential fallout from the wikileak data dump and gingrich has a warning of threats posed @ @ could switching to geico really save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance? does a former drill sergeant make a terrible therapist? patient: and that's why yellow makes me sad. i think. sarge: that's interesting. you know what makes me sad? you do! maybe we should chug on over to mambie pambie land where maybe we can find some self-confidence for you. ya jackwagon! tissue? crybaby. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> in international news, both of the u.s. navy sailors who disappeared last week in afghanistan have been confirmed dead. american and afghanistan officials say the two sailors' body have been recovered and nato has not said why he and the other sailor were on their own in such a dangerous area. the obama admin
. >> reporter: cameron opposed the release a year ago inherited a mess complicating the british-u.s. relations on terrorism and the oil spill. >> releasing the lockerbie bomber, mass murder of 270 people, largest act of terrorism ever committed in the united kingdom was completely wrong. >> cameron tried to fence off british oil giant b.p. from al-megrahi's release despite the revelations the company lobbied for release of prisoners to secure drilling rights off the coast. >> it wasn't a decision taken by b.p., it was taken by the scottish government. >> b.p. says it never lobbied specifically for the al-megrahi's release. lawmaker lawmakers like senator bob menendez don't buy it, citing revelation about documents linking b.p., former intelligence officer and jack straw, from brown's recently ousted government. >> very revealing and questions whether b.p. was willing to do anything they could to get a prisoner transfer release to strike oil deal on the lives of americans and others who perished on pan am 103. >> they call for review of available evidence. both have little recourse to challenge
by the auto company bailouts. >> today for the first time since 2004 all three u.s. automakers are operating at a profit. the the president toured a chrysler plant that added 1,000 jobs and a second shift and a plant where g.m. makes the electric volt kept open during the usual summer shut down. republics who supported the bail intermediate did not like him patting hill self on the bat. >> my concern is now is not the time to declare victory. >> alabama senator said this benefits the unions but certainly not american taxpayers who will infer get all of their money back. but industry experts say the auto bailouts could be the best spent bailout money of all. >> we are poised to see a dynamic industry one of the few things in the tarp bailout process that worked. >> that makes the president welcome in a state with 13 percent unemployment rate and with elections three months away he reminded the workers republicans were mostly opposed 7. >> just want to point that out. right? your jobs might not exist. >> but the wailouts did not produce enough jobs and the american people own two thirds of the
or resources and 68 offers came from foreign governments and of the government offers the u.s. deemed 35 acceptable and has formally accepted nine with a state department processing the acceptance of another 24 and accounting that leaves two acceptable offers on the table and the head of the response team dismissed claims that the law that keeps foreign flagged vessels three miles off the u.s. shores has damaged the clean up effort. >> we had no time in the course of the response have been in hinted by anything having to do with what we call the jones act. >> a key senate committee voted to remove the liability cap that protects oil companies in the wake of offshore oil spill which will likely be debated by the full senate later this summer. >> thank you. we will tell you how the ohio governor's race may factor in to the next presidential election. and up next, troubling news of one of >> and officials say they linked one of the most wanted terrorists with last year's plot to bomb the new york subway system. authorities think he met with one of the would be suicide bombers. the plot has
the rhetoric. in every large movement, 145 million people in the u.s., there is always a fringe. so, that doesn't represent the movement at large. >> the tea party caucus is non-partisan, but no democrats or independents turned out for the meeting today. most republicans who did show up have been the tea party fans for months. while the new caucus may give the tea party access to lawmakers, the fact is that it was created today. that proves lawmakers were already listening, bret. >> bret: all right, carl. thank you. on day 93 of the gulf oil disaster, there is concern that rainstorms moving toward the area more force a shutdown of efforts to seal the reptured well. engineers say they relief well might be, might reach b.p.'s broken well by the weekend. but an evacuation because of that storm system could delay that by a couple of weeks. also today, the times of london report b.p. ceo tony hayward will step down by early september. the company, though, says hayward still has the support of the board of directors. president obama today signed a sweeping overhaul of financial industry regulations t
. already there. needs to be stopped. >> the law known as sb-1070 makes it a state crime to be in the u.s. illegally. the plaintiffs filed seven lawsuit against arizona. arguments are damage to individuals unfairly detained to the federal government sole right and responsibility to establish and enforce immigration policy. at issue before judge susan bolden is whether to stop the law being enforced until the cases have been decided or dismiss the challenges outright. that's unlikely to happen, but it was difficult to tell from her tough questions of all sides where she is leaning on a temporary injunction. arizona maintains sb-1070 is in line with the immigration laws and trying to respond to calls from the citizens and washington, d.c., to get the border under control. >> arizona rightfully should step up to the plate and say we're ready to take on this partnership at a higher level. when we do, look where we are. the federal court. being sued. >> we'll be true to the constitution. if it says this power is given to the federal government, not the state, then the fact that congress failed
-term election year, bipartisan resistance moving detainees to the u.s. >> in a statement today, aclu called on the administration to end the indecision and send the 9/11 suspects to federal court. acl spokesman says the administration should, "not retreat" to the military commissions because of politicians. bret? >> thank you. >> bret: the government is making it easier for veterans to receive benefits for post traumatic stress disorder. the new policy allows veterans to qualify with a doctor's diagnosis. in the past, applicants had to provide detail information of specific combat incidents. the head of the new black panthers praises the most wanted terrorists. jesse jackson has interesting things to say about lebron james' former boss. fire was fire. and the first language, the language of chemistry, was universal and eloquent. and the unique ability of chemiry to change everything has never changed. it is still the hope of human history to come. it is still the bond in partial between the elements. hydrogen, oxygen, carbon and human. fifteen percent or more on car insurance? does a former
was planning to attack the u.s. he says he hopes the revention strike against america for the afghan war will touch the hearts of muslims. last month shahzad pleaded guilty to the reported car bombing on may 1. >>> the back and forth on what to call ideology that inspires terrorists such as osama bin laden is getting more complicated. correspondent catherine herridge is here to tell us, because the man who sets the rules for the administration may have changed them. good evening. >> even though in recent months top officials in the white house discouraged the words as jihadists, terrorism and extremists, in interview with television he used the language when he discussed the group claiming responsibility for the bombing. what you have seen in terms of radical islam is an approach that says any effort to modernize and effort to provide basic human rights or efforts to democratize are somehow anti-islam. i think that is absolutely wrong. i think the vast majority people of the islamic faith reject that. i think the people of africa reject it. after the failed bombing, the president counter
are unknown and not said whether he is captured by the taliban. >> a fourth day of u.s. and south korean joint military drills is drawing criticism from north korea urging washington to abandon the "hostile policy," and the military says the drills were intended to warn the north the u.s. and south korea will not tolerate further acts of aggression. >> democrats and republicans in washington are at odds over extending the bush tax cuts. but a new website shows how the average family could be facing several tax increases if congress fails to act. chief washington count takes a look at the numbers and how they could affect you. >> the tax hikes automatically hit every tass tass -- taxpayer unless they stop the alternative minimum tax from hitting 20 million more and with a recess for midterm elections some lawmakers are wondering, how will they get to it? >> congress is running out of time if they want to get these done such as protecting people from the higher taxes. >> taxpayers have good republican to wonder and the tax foundation has a website where they can plug if their own information to
. >> bret: thank you. north korean military officers met with members of the u.s. led united nations command to discuss the sinking of a south korean warship in march. north korea has been blamed and denies involvement. it wants access to site of sinking to conduct its own investigation. mothers of three american hikers being held in iran are again appealing for their release. one-year anniversary of the capture of josh fattal, shane bauer and sarah shourd is two weeks away. [ inaudible ] two blasts tore through a crowd of shia worshippers outside a mosque today killing unknown number of people. a government official said suicide bombers were to blame. creativity in a feud between two media people on opposite sides of the political spectrum. we will explain. stimulus created work for people who make signs about the stimulus. with orbitz, i know what to expect from my vacation. bless you. cannonball. [ sneezes ] because orbitz has hotel assurance. polite frenchmen, blinding sun, woman with computer. apres vous. with hotel photos, unfiltered customer reviews, and interactive maps, so i know th
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